Monuments

Culture
by mackayjamie32 | Tue, 04/16/2019 - 03:46
Located just a few kilometres south of Florence, the Certosa del Galluzzo is a forgotten temple of art and architecture. More than just a monastery this vast…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 04/16/2019 - 00:00
Most people may be familiar with the Domus Aurea, the sumptuous palace Emperor Nero built in the heart of ancient Rome after the Great Fire of 64 AD had…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 04/10/2019 - 00:00
Italian Carabinieri police detained a 20-year-old British tourist after she was caught removing the tiles of a mosaic at a house in Pompeii. The Carabinieri…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 02/26/2019 - 03:00
One of the oldest and most important archeological areas of Rome, Largo Argentina, will be restored and open to the public, Rome mayor Virginia Raggi announced…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 01/09/2019 - 03:00
When the Schola Armaturarum, a 2,000-year-old building in Pompeii where Roman gladiators gathered, collapsed eight years ago following heavy rainfall, the…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 12/19/2018 - 03:00
There’s a new set of rules for tourists visiting Pompeii. Enough with eating sandwiches while sitting on benches that are part of what once were inns; eating…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 12/04/2018 - 08:58
Important restoration work on Michelangelo’s funerary monument in the Church of Santa Croce in Florence has been completed and visitors can now admire the…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 11/27/2018 - 05:15
The Tower of Pisa is stable and is gradually reducing its iconic tilt. Since 2001, the bell tower, one of the most famous monuments in the world, has lost…
Culture
by kristinmelia | Tue, 10/09/2018 - 03:00
According to the revered poet Virgil, the first Greeks arrived in Italy after fleeing the Trojan wars about 3,000 years ago. In his epic poem, the Aeneid,…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 08/22/2018 - 10:00
Rome is dotted with fountains – hundreds of them. From monumental to small, the city’s architectural landscape is very much characterized by the presence of ‘…